Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Nursing Educ & Prf Development
Nurse Residency Program- 2023
Upcoming Start Dates
* June 5, 2023
* July 24, 2023 (VUH Acute Care only)
* July 31. 2023
* September 18, 2023
* November 6, 2023
VUMC is excited to offer the following Nurse Resident Sign-On Bonuses for the Fall start dates:
Vanderbilt University Hospital Adult Acute Care $15,000
Vanderbilt University Hospital Adult Critical Care $5,000
Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt Acute Care $5,000
Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt Critical Care$15,000
Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital$10,000
Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital$10,000
(Summer start dates $10,000 bonus)
Relocation Incentive also offered for eligible applicants.
Our Program is accepting new applicants for the Fall 2023 cohort.
This targets the new graduate nurse or the RN with less than 6 months RN work experience upon application- the new graduate nurse that will have successfully taken NCLEX prior to the program start date. The Nurse Residency Program is one year with a 2nd year commitment.
Accepting BSN or ASN degree.
Current Application Timeline: Current Vanderbilt Employees-May 3 to May 9, 2023. All applicants-May 10 to June 7, 2023 Our current track options are listed within the application to include our Adult Acute Care tracks , Adult Cardiac Stepdown tracks, Adult Critical Care, Adult Oncology tracks, Pediatrics, Women's Health and Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital.
Fall 2023 Start Dates: September 18 & November 6, 2023 (unit specific).
*Available dates may vary depending on area hired / successful NCLEX completion
Also hiring --If you graduated and are looking to start early we are still hiring into the July 2023 start date for our Adult Acute Care, Adult Cardiac Stepdown and Wilson County Hospital.
Please visit our NRP site to learn about each unit. https://www.vumc.org/nurse-residency-program/track-listing-units
Step 1: Enter your Resume, Education, Work history, Unit Selection , and Answer the Pre-Screen Questions. After this is received & reviewed you will receive Part 2 to-Video Record your interview with our provided- Interview Stream link.
Step 2: Your Application & Video Recorded Interview will then be reviewed and forwarded to our Departments.
Step 3: Virtual Department Conversation.
The Nurse Residency Program is a one year program designed for nursing graduates or nurses (RN) with less than six months (at the time of application) of nursing experience.
Upon graduation and obtaining a degree in Nursing from an NLN or CCNE state-approved program the Graduate Nurse will enter the VUMC Nurse Residency Program (NRP). The Nurse Resident will participate in the implementation of patient care under the supervision of a licensed Registered Nurse.
Nurse residents are required to be licensed prior to their start date. Residents that can provide official documentation of successful NCLEX results and pending application for TN RN licensure (or a state that is part of the enhanced nurse licensure compact) will be considered eligible to start.
Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree in Nursing to be eligible to apply.
Full-time hours 36-40 hours per week is required during the first year of the Nurse Residency Program.
This position requires Graduation from an accredited nursing program
Required:Cardio pulmonary Resuscitation
Additional Information: Background checks will be performed and must be approved prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information.
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Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity -- of culture, thinking, learning and leading -- is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.
Our Nursing Philosophy
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Shared Governance: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/shared-governance.html
Professional Development: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/professional-development.html
Life In Nashville: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/nashville.html
Vanderbilt Nursing: http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/root/vumc.php?site=vanderbilt-nursing
Vanderbilt is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer
Applies the nursing process to plan and implement the care of patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care planning. Effectively communicates pertinent patient/family information to the health care team. Collaborates in establishing patient goals and evaluates progress to ensure effective outcomes. Furthers professional growth by engaging in learning activities according to the Board of Nursing standards.
* Collaborates in establishing the plan of care, coordinates and implements care delivery while anticipating patient care needs across the continuum.
* Analyzes comprehensive information pertinent to the patient's care and management to determine nursing diagnosis.
* Continually utilizes the nursing process to evaluate patient's progress towards goals and applies appropriate interventions to ensure effective outcomes.
* Employs strategies to promote health and a safe and healthy environment.
* The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
* Nursing Patient Assessment & Evaluation (Fundamental Awareness): Has limited experience, training, direct exposure, or past experience working with nursing patient assessment and evaluations.
* Nursing Patient Education (Fundamental Awareness): Has limited experience, training, direct exposure, or past experience working with patient education.
* Care Planning (Fundamental Awareness): Establishes realistic personal work goals and objectives. Demonstrates ability to anticipate basic resource needs, identify distinct tasks, set priorities, schedule activities, meet deadlines, and organize work for own assignments and responsibilities. Prepares and presents clear and accurate status reports on projects and assignments.
* Evidence-Based Practice (Fundamental Awareness): Recognizes nursing practice is research-based and questions or demonstrates curiosity about the scientific basis of practice.
Organizational Impact: Delivers job responsibilities that impact own job area/team with some guidance. Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Uses existing procedures, research and analysis to solve standard job related problems that may require some judgement. Breadth of Knowledge: Requires subject matter knowledge within a professional area to meet job requirements. Team Interaction: Individually contributes to project/ work teams.
Core Capabilities :
Supporting Colleagues: - Develops Self and Others: Continuously improves own skills by identifying development opportunities.- Builds and Maintains Relationships: Seeks to understand colleagues priorities, working styles and develops relationships across areas. - Communicates Effectively: Openly shares information with others and communicates in a clear and courteous manner. Delivering Excellent Services: - Serves Others with Compassion: Invests time to understand the problems, needs of others and how to provide excellent service. - Solves Complex Problems: Seeks to understand issues, solves routine problems, and raises proper concerns to supervisors in a timely manner. - Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Listens carefully to understand the issues and provides accurate information and support. Ensuring High Quality: - Performs Excellent Work: Checks work quality before delivery and asks relevant questions to meet quality standards.- Ensures Continuous Improvement: Shows eagerness to learn new knowledge, technologies, tools or systems and displays willingness to go above and beyond. - Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Demonstrates basic knowledge of conditions that affect safety and reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate person or department. Managing Resources Effectively :- Demonstrates Accountability: Takes responsibility for completing assigned activities and thinks beyond standard approaches to provide high-quality work/service. - Stewards Organizational Resources: Displays understanding of how personal actions will impact departmental resources. - Makes Data Driven Decisions: Uses accurate information and good decision making to consistently achieve results on time and without error. Fostering Innovation: - Generates New Ideas: Willingly proposes/accepts ideas or initiatives that will impact day-to-day operations by offering suggestions to enhance them.- Applies Technology: Absorbs new technology quickly; understands when to utilize the appropriate tools and procedures to ensure proper course of action. - Adapts to Change: Embraces changes by keeping an open mind to changing plans and incorporates change instructions into own area of work.
LIC-Registered Nurse - Licensure-Others
Relevant Work Experience
Experience Level :
Less than 1 year
Graduate of an approved discipline specific program
For a copy of the physical requirements of this position to determine if you can perform the duties with or without an accommodation or to request an accommodation, please contact VUMC Employee Relations at 615-343-4759 or firstname.lastname@example.org.